Lake Lucerne Vacations

Vacation photos and souvenir t-shirts eventually fade, but memories of your time in Lake Lucerne, in Central Switzerland, Switzerland, will linger forever.

Lake Lucerne is situated approximately 6 miles (10 kilometers) southeast of Lucerne and about 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of the national capital Bern.

Broaden your horizons at some of the remarkable museums in the Lake Lucerne area. Two of the most popular cultural centers are the Bourbaki Panorama and the thought-provoking Rosengart Collection. If you really love local history and art, also visit the Richard Wagner Museum or the Swiss Transportation Museum.

If you are into nature, head to Mount Pilatus and Gersau Lakeside Terrace, two protected reserves where locals and visitors often come to escape the city. These ecological havens are attractive places for families to get out and enjoy the local flora and fauna.

The Old Town Hall Museum of Local History is the perfect place to go to discover Lake Lucerne’s turbulent past. Stroll through the center’s peaceful hallways and examine the ancient artifacts on display.

On a sunny day, visit Glacier Garden, where visitors can enjoy a little slice of tranquility. Bring a picnic, read a book, or just enjoy the fresh air. This park is the perfect match for all moods and seasons.

Whether you are looking to recharge your batteries, sit in the shade or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, the local lake known as Lake Side Promenade is the place to head. On a sunny day this serene place is worth making the time to visit.

In this artistic city there are a handful of remarkable exhibit spaces, including the Lucerne Arts Museum, where you can browse local collections. For those who love galleries and art museums, this is a great place to spend time and learn more about art history.

Lake Lucerne is one of those places that rewards visitors who step off the main tourist trail. The Lion Monument, The Lion Monument, the Hofkirche and the Loewenplatz are all ideal places to wrap up your stay in this fascinating corner of the world.

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